Re: SOC: Opposition to Transhumanism

Date: Wed Jan 05 2000 - 17:09:41 MST

In a message dated 1/5/2000 2:19:10 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<<From (Anders?)>
> Not at all. I can imagine intelligent and well-educated non-stupid
> people opposing transhumanism too, based on their values and knowledge
> of how the world functions.

 In other words, these otherwise intelligent people have some blind
 spots of ignorance which cause them to act contrary to their own
 enlightened self-interest (which is what transhumanism is all about).

That is not what that person is saying, is it? It is your opinion, so not
agreeing with you doesn't necessarily make them blind, just disagreeable to
How can you dictate what is 'enlightened self-interest' for someone else?
This sounds like what the spiritualists say about people who don't follow
their dogma.

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